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Limbo studios, Margate, Artist-led Tour: A Walking Assembly as part of Assembly Margate. Photo: Jason Pay
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a-n Assembly 2018: new series of “artist-led peer learning and sharing” events announced

a-n’s Assembly programme of workshops, talks and networking returns with a new series of one-day events taking place in four cities around the UK. With events in Salford and Birmingham already confirmed, we take a closer look at the Assembly Salford programme which will explore how artists can maintain their presence within a city region undergoing rapid development.

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Book ship 3D model by Leonard McDermid of Stichill Marigold Press, made in response to the short story ‘Watching God’ by China Miéville, for World Book Night 2018.
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Artists’ Books #29: World Book Night United Artists

World Book Night on 23 April will see the launch in Bristol of a collaborative artists’ book containing all text and image responses made in tribute to the short story ‘Watching God’ from Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville. Sarah Bodman of UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research discusses this and previous artists’ book created for the annual project.

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Richard Parry, director, Glasgow International. Photo:  Jonathan Lynch
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A Q&A with… Richard Parry, Glasgow International director

Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.

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Dover (Kent), Brexit, wallpainting by Banksy. Photo: Paul Bissegger via WikiMedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Douvres,_Brexit,_par_Banksy_(2017)_1.jpg), CC-BY-SA-4.0 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:CC-BY-SA-4.0)
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Brexit and the arts: uncertainty and confusion remain as leave date looms

The recent Brexit Conference organised by the Creative Industries Federation gathered together Leavers and Remainers, political journalists and politicians, and a wide range of delegates working in the arts and culture, in an attempt to make sense of what Brexit will mean to the sector. Dany Louise reports.

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Damien Meade, Untitled, 65x49.5cm, oil on wood, 2018. Courtesy: Peter von Kant
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Now Showing #239: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: new works by Karen Cunningham in Dumfriesshire, Damien Meade’s paintings based on clay maquettes in London, William Copley’s mail art project in Sheffield, and Jenny Saville’s portraits in Edinburgh.

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